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[movies][Duck hunting]
Item is an amateur film documenting men in rowboats on a lake hunting ducks with dogs, and Victor Vance Spencer training the dogs. [1950?]. Item # MI-81
Keywords: Hunting; Rowboats; Dogs
Downloads: 1,200
[movies]North Wind Films - Edited W/P 'Slumach' [An execution by hanging and After the first snow] - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[197-]. Film contains footage copied for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Copies of archives footage are from the American Mutoscope and Biograph Co. 1905-H69962 An execution by hanging; and 1903-H33408 After the first snow. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-299
Keywords: Sleighs and sleds; Snow
Downloads: 239
[movies]Those Magnificent Snowbirds - The First 20 Years - Yaletown Entertainment Corp.
[1991]. Item is a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's aerobatic air team, the Snowbirds. Narrated by Leslie Nielsen. The documentary begins by following the eight men trying out for the four spaces in the 1990 Snowbirds team, then discussing the history of avaition in Canada and the Canadian military, the majority of the film focuses on the training of the Snowbirds team and the outreach and shows they perform...
Keywords: Airports; Airplanes; Air travel; Military training; Military; Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes; Military uniforms; Crowds; Men; Children; Entertainers
Downloads: 84
[movies]Fireworks - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1986. Film consists of raw footage of fireworks at Expo 86. Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-248
Keywords: Expo 86; Celebrations
Downloads: 153
[movies]Focus on Expo - one inch master - Aug. '86 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Aug. 1986. This item consists of video transfers of film footage shot at Expo 86. The raw footage was transferred to video and edited on tape into a finished production. According to the donor this is the original of the final production with sound and image combined. "Vancouver - Focus on Expo 86" was released August 1986 as a video postcard. Film featuring highlights of Expo 86 . Includes royal visit, highlights of USA, USSR, China, GM, Canada, BC, Folklife pavillions...
Keywords: Royal visits; Royalty; Expo 86; Pavilions; Cityscapes; Vancouver (B.C.)--Aerial photographs; Vancouver (B.C.); Vancouver (B.C.)--Celebrations; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Crowds; Parades; Police on horses; Signs and signboards; Boats and ships; Ferries; Transit and transportation; Transit and transportation--Rail transit; Transit systems; Transportation; Statues; Children; Musicians; Dancers; Children's activities; First Nations of North America--British Columbia; Police; Amusement parks; Canoes and canoeing
Downloads: 37
[movies]Valley of the Grizzly - Tommy Tompkins Wildlife Films
[1978]. Item is an educational wildlife film about grizzly bears. It includes footage of many wild animals and their habitats including: coyotes, wolves, mountain goats, foxes, eagles, common loons, geese, blue heron, caribou and grizzly bears. | Film was presented by B.C. Hydro. Photography and narration by Tommy Tompkins. Directed and edited by Michael Collier. Reference code: AM1553-5-S4-: MI-555
Keywords: Glaciers; Wildlife; Animals; Valleys; Rivers; Lakes and ponds; Mountains--British Columbia
Downloads: 115
[movies]Tourism B.C. Marketplace Progam - Expo 86 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Oct. 30, 1986. Item is "Marketplace Program" produced for EXPO 86 and Tourism BC. Major exhibition in BC Pavillion for EXPO 86. Multi-screen laser disc interactive display. Laser discs were very new at this time and cost over $2500 each to manufacture. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-535
Downloads: 17
[movies][GranTree Furniture Rental fire, fisheries fire, and apartment building fire] - Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
Item is an organizational record film documenting the GranTree Furniture Rental fire, the fire at Lion's Gate Fisheries, Tullock Western fisheries, and Central Native Fisherman's Co-operative, and an apartment building fire in the West End. The GranTree Furniture Rental segment shows surrounding storefronts of Hertz Rental Cars and Denny's Restaurant (probably downtown), as well as the interior of the furniture store with firefighters moving sofas, rugs, etc...
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department
Downloads: 72
[movies]Winter survival - New Horizon Films Ltd.
1979. Film is a teaching aid and shows stories of people who made proper choices as well as those who made poor choices when preparing for cross-country skiing or snowmobiling in the wilderness. The drama of a successful rescue is also shown. "Winter survival" won the Gold Plaque - Best Public Health Film at the Chicago International Film Festival and a Silver Screen Award - Safety and Health at the U.S...
Keywords: Skiing; Snow; Medical care; Tents
Downloads: 166
[movies]Bathing Party - Shooting Sask[atchewan?] Oct/26 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting Eric Hamber and five male companions bathing nude in a lake, game shooting with hunting rifle and spending time outside a log cabin. 1926. Item # MI-134
Keywords: Automobiles; Lakes and ponds; Dogs; Men; Log cabins
Downloads: 835
[movies]The Vancouver Stock Exchange - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1984. This film, along with "An Exchange of Value," was produced by Yaletown Productions for the Vancouver Stock Exchange. The film depicts the stock market industry in Vancouver. Reference code: AM1553-8-S14-:MI-265
Keywords: Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Stock-exchanges; Office workers; Cityscapes; Buildings
Downloads: 132
[movies]Hope Merritt highway [Coquihalla] - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1984. Film was sponsored by the British Columbia provincial government and shows the construction of the Coquihalla. There is no narration; the soundtrack is all music. Reference code: AM1553-8-S10-: MI-282
Keywords: Aerial photographs; Transportation; Rivers; Mountains--British Columbia; Road construction
Downloads: 225
[movies][Why girls leave home] Part 2 [Greencroft] Harem [Party] - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is one of three amateur films documenting a private costume party at the Hamber residence at 3838 Cypress Street. The film shows footage of Aldyen Hamber and a costumed Eric Hamber with 6 unidentified female guests in costumes laughing, smoking, chatting and playacting. 1927. Item # MI-137
Keywords: Costume; Parties
Downloads: 95
[movies]World In A City - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1986. Film consists of raw footage of fireworks at night above the Expo 86 grounds and provides a view of the City of Vancouver lit up at night featuring the Expo 86 grounds and including the BC Pavilion (now the Telus World of Science). Silent film. Reference code: AM1553-8-S7-: MI-249
Keywords: Expo 86; Celebrations
Downloads: 38
[movies]Slumac pics [pictures] plus headline copies - NDF [?] ; 400 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[1994]. Item is camera original raw footage for "Curse of the Lost Gold Mine." Includes shots of publications that include articles about Slumach, includes shots of the photographs featured in the articles, as well as close-ups of other photographs from that era. Also has shots of photocopies of newspaper articles. Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-481
Downloads: 15
[movies]Playground feature - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting John Lawson Park in West Vancouver. The film contains footage of the proposed playscape model for the playground as well as footage of the completed playground with children playing on it. The film also documents an interview between two unidentified men at the playground. [between 1968 and 1973]. Item # MI-110
Keywords: Children; Children's activities; Playgrounds; Parks; Architectural models
Downloads: 717
[movies][Jersey Farms dairy plant]
Item is a documentary film documenting a Chilliwack Cartage Co. truck driving in Fraser Valley and arriving at Jersey Farms dairy plant at 2256 W. Broadway. Film documents the operations at the plant in considerable detail. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-11
Keywords: Dairy plants
Downloads: 131
[movies]"Lost Mine" - Tape #106 - 1-6 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Feb. 7, 1994. Film contains raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-317
Keywords: Mountains--British Columbia; Snow; Forests; Hiking; Fires; Camping; Tents; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 11
[movies]Shriners parade - John Gansner
Item is an amateur film documenting shriners parade moving southbound on Granville Street. Buildings include Cunningham Drugs, Purdy's, and the Paradise Theatre. 1951. Item # MI-15
Keywords: Parades
Downloads: 68
[movies][Jersey Farms milk delivery]
Item is a documentary film documenting a horse-drawn Jersey Farms cart delivering milk in Shaughnessy, a Jersey Farms delivery truck delivering milk near Arbutus and Broadway, and the Jersey Farms site at 2256 W. Broadway. [ca. 1940]. Item # MI-10
Keywords: Dairying; Dairy plants
Downloads: 119
[movies][Gardens at Aberthau]
Item is an amateur film documenting the gardens, house, and greenhouse at the Spencer family home at 1750 Trimble Street in Vancouver. [1932?]. Item # MI-58
Keywords: Gardens--Household; Greenhouses
Downloads: 121
Item is an amateur film documenting a large picnic. Film documents children and families engaging in activities such as races. [1931?]. Item # MI-54
Keywords: Picnics
Downloads: 90
[movies]P7 - Mike Collier - fun and friends - workprint - Wire outs - Rockfest - N. Van. - Noel-Jasper - Up mt. 1972 - Michael Collier
1972. Item is a home movie. Includes some outtakes and footage from Collier's independent student films: 'Wire' and 'Water Colours.' Also shows people hiking in the woods, crowds at the Strawberry Mountain Rock Festival, men making silly faces, a woman at the beach, a cat looking at a light bulb, a child swinging garbage cans hung from chains, people sitting in a river drinking and toking, marijuana plants...
Keywords: Camping; Crowds; Men; Women; Hiking; Tents; Bands; Music; Musicians; Musical instruments; Coasts; Cats; Forests; Rivers; Alcoholic beverages; Plants
Downloads: 34
[movies]Paris - Col. Victor and Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting the Spencer family travelling to and within France by train and by boat. Film documents Colonel Victor and Gertrude Spencer, and children Isabell Louise, Diana, and Barbara. [1929?]. Item # MI-41
Keywords: Families; Railroads; Passengers; Boats and ships
Downloads: 156
[movies]Urban Safari Films Inc. - PAL D1 - International Image - Urban Safari Films Inc.
Oct. 20, 1995. Item is part one of two, Digital PAL Master, includes textless BG; theatrical feature film released May 1996 at Cannes Film Festival. Yaletown Entertainment Group, Full Circle and G.L.A.S.S. Films present David Naughton, Linda Kash, in a Reto Salimbeni film, "Urban Safari." Starring Jay Brazeau, Donnelly Rhodes, Andrea Nemeth, with Teryl Rothery, David Palffy, Rebecca Toolan, Adriana Tripa, Barry Pepper, Charles Seigel...
Downloads: 12
[movies]Yaletown Prod. - 16mm Negative - "Economic Dev[elopment]" - Yaletown Productions Inc.
1992. Cycling through Pacific Spirit Regional Park and then along 18th crossing Crown. Reference code: AM1553-8-S5-: MI-263
Keywords: Boats and ships; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Diving suits; Engineers; Machinery; Parks; Cycling; Crowds; Traffic; Buildings; Flags; Fountains
Downloads: 20
[movies]John and Victor - Gertrude Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Colonel Victor Spencer and children Isabell Louise, Diana, Barbara, Victor Vance, John Fife, and possibly Trudean riding bicycles around the grounds of Aberthau. Later footage documents John and Victor Vance Spencer in the Aberthau gardens. A handwritten note in the film box reads "John + Victor. Little guys". [1928?]. Item # MI-36
Keywords: Children; Bicycles
Downloads: 33
[movies]Tennis - Greencroft - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting a private singles and a private doubles tennis match between unidentified guests of the Hamber family at their residence at 3838 Cypress Street. One of the guests standing in the right corner of the screen is possibly Hon. J. W. Fordham. 1926. Item # MI-133
Keywords: Governors general; Tennis
Downloads: 77
[movies]John and Victor at Jericho [and] Home Oil picnic
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and John Fife Spencer playing in the surf at Jericho Beach in Vancouver. Film also documents a gathering of children and adults in an open field in a wooded area. [1931?]. Item # MI-53
Keywords: Children; Beaches
Downloads: 38
[movies]Taken '/38 by Webber boat scenes (Vencedor) 12 Riders at ranch - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting the crew of the Hamber yacht Vencedor spending free time on deck of the vessel and diving in the ocean. The film also shows footage of Mrs. E. W. Hamber with guests on board the yacht; Vencedor docking at the Britannia Beach piers on Howe sound; and 12 riders posing on horseback. 1938. Item # MI-149
Keywords: Yachts; Diving; Seamen; Labourers; Piers; docks and wharves; Horses; Horsemanship; Houses; Sailboats; Coast ranges
Downloads: 56
[movies]Yaletown Productions; behind scenes making commercials; featuring director Reto Salimbeni of Manifesto Films. - Yaletown Productions Inc.
Sept. 1999. Item is a video with a behind-the-scenes video titled "The making of Barclay personal taste," which shows the making of a Barclays commercial, as well as samples, of different lengths, of commercials made for Barclays. Features various sets, setting up sets, shots of downtown Vancouver and inside the Vancouver Public Library Central Branch, actors and film crews. Video also includes a making of video for the commercial "Manifesto 2002 Caritas Brunnen" and samples of a German and Engl...
Downloads: 9
[movies]Snowbirds: Come fly with us [English] - Yaletown Entertainment Corp.
1991. Film was a theatrical short produced for the 20th Anniversary of the Canadian Forces Air Demonstration Squadron, The Snowbirds. Yaletown Productions obtained distribution for the film across Canada; it played in theatres as a short before the Demi Moore feature film "Mortal Thoughts" (1991). Produced by Yaletown Productions for the Department of National Defense, Canada. Music by Steven Vitali...
Keywords: Air pilots; Airplanes; Airports; Military; Military training; Crowds; Celebrations
Downloads: 39
[movies]Lost Mine - 2 rolls orig[inal] neg[ative] - Shot [in] early 1970s Slumach - Lost Mine - rolls 3 [and] 4 - Yaletown Productions Inc.
[197-]. Film contains early raw footage for the film "Curse of the lost gold mine." Reference code: AM1553-8-S4-: MI-304
Keywords: Hiking; Snow; Glaciers; Mountains--British Columbia; Tents; Maps; Rivers; Lakes and ponds
Downloads: 18
[movies]PNE Parade - Start of the RCMP Musical Ride - Eileen Brennan
Item is an amateur film documenting the 1958 Vancouver Pacific National Exhibition Parade and British Columbia scenery. The film begins with footage of floats in the P.N.E parade. Identified floats and performers include the train from Montreal to Port Moody 1886, New Westminster, Comox Valley, Sannich, Vancouver Fire Department, Fraser Expedition, Canadian Order of Foresters, The Moonlighters, Horseshoe Bay, and the P.N.E Minstrel Band...
Keywords: Parade; Police on horses; Crowds; Downtown (Vancouver; B.C.); Bands; Buildings; Courthouses; Flags; Automobiles; Hotels; Hastings-Sunrise (Vancouver; B.C.)
Downloads: 86
[movies]Godfrey's takeoff - Col. Victor and Gertrude Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting airman Albert Earl Godfrey departing from the Royal Canadian Air Force base at Jericho Beach. [1928?]. Item # MI-34
Keywords: Airplanes; Airports
Downloads: 63
[movies]Blind Band Trip to Portland July 1966, Kiwanis - Robert B. Butler
Item is an amateur film documenting the Jericho Hill School Blind Band's trip to Portland Oregon, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Vancouver. Film shows students travelling on a bus, eating at a restaurant, and performing. 1966. Item # MI-174
Keywords: Blind persons; Bands; Music; Musicians
Downloads: 31
[movies]City of playgrounds - Vancouver (B.C.) Board of Parks and Recreation
Item is a documentary film documenting people participating in recreational activities in Montreal√Ęs parks. Some of the recreational activities documented in the film include children√Ęs playground activities, a parade, races, baseball, tug-of-war, swimming, gymnastics, ice-skating, hockey and a toboggan run. [1950]. Item # MI-120
Keywords: Parks; Children; Playgrounds; Baseball; Swimming; Skating; ice; Hockey; ice; Children's activities; Tug of war; Gymnastics; Bands; Crowds
Downloads: 113
[movies]Bryan Guinness, Choat lodge, baby
Item is an amateur film documenting the Second Narrows Bridge, showing the vertical lift span, a group travelling by boat, and men (including Col. Victor Spencer and possibly Bryan Guinness) looking at cars and boarding a train. Film also documents Isabell Louise and Gertrude Spencer with Elizabeth Ann, approximately one year of age. 1934. Item # MI-61
Keywords: Bridges; Families
Downloads: 26
[movies][Flight of the Sky Hawks, original camera source tapes] 311 - Yaletown Entertainment Corp.
1992. Item is raw footage shot for a one hour television network documentary featuring Canada's Military Parachute Team, the Sky Hawks. Some footage is shot from another airplane of the airplane and the Sky Hawks jumping out of it and some is shot in the airplane with the Sky Hawks before they jump and as they jump. Some is shot from the ground of airplanes. Transfer of the original camera source tape...
Keywords: Airplanes; Aerial photographs; Skydiving; Parachutes; Moutains; Air pilots; Maps; Military; Military uniforms
Downloads: 22
[movies]Bowen Island - Shot by Isabell Louise Spencer.
Item is an amateur film documenting a ferry trip to Bowen Island, a parade, and a flag raising ceremony at the cenotaph in Snug Cove. Film documents Col. Victor Spencer in a uniform, and Elizabeth Ann in front of the monument. 13 Jun. 1937. Item # MI-78
Keywords: Ferries; Parades; War memorials
Downloads: 48
[movies]Alaska - Peggy Spencer and Victor Vance Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting Victor Vance and Peggy Spencer's vacation in Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Film documents mountains, Sam McGee's Cabin in Whitehorse, Y.T. and the Watson Lake Hotel and Watson Lake Signpost Forest in Watson Lake, Y.T. Film also includes footage of Victor Vance Spencer. [1952?]. Item # MI-90
Keywords: Mountains--Canada
Downloads: 114
[movies]Full speed ahead - New Horizon Films Ltd.
1979. Film produced by New Horizon Films for the Canadian Forces. It is an informational and promotional film about being a naval officer. Directed and filmed by Robert S. Rodvik, edited by Michael J. Collier, narration by Lt.(N) G. Davidson, S. Rodvik, narrator Campbell Lane, technical advisors Lt.(N) Terry Wolfe and Lt.(N) Glen Davidson. Reference code: AM1553-2-S2-: MI-273
Keywords: Military; Boats and ships; Bands; Navy; Sailboats; Engineers; Arms and armament; Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes; Arms and armament; Aquariums; Machinery; Firearms; Costume; Parades
Downloads: 46
[movies]Electric City / Neon Madman - Neon - Michael Collier
1973. Item is raw camera footage shot for the never completed film which was tentatively titled "Neon Madman" or "Electric City." Includes night street scenes featuring neon lights on Granville Street and Georgia Street, including: Movieland Arcade, Sam's, the Orpheum, Vogue Theatre, Bowmac and more. Also includes scenes of traffic, and shop windows. Reference code: AM1553-1-S3-: MI-565
Keywords: Traffic; Signs and signboards; Downtown (Vancouver, B.C.); Lighting
Downloads: 203
[movies][Fire hose demonstration, apartment building fire, Hudson Plating Co. fire, Danish bakery fire, and rail shipping station fire] - Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
Item is an organizational record film documenting a fire hose demonstration with Mayor Tom Campbell attending and the Vancouver Fire Department fighting four Vancouver fires. The fire hose demonstration takes place in front of Mine Mill Marine Machinery near the Cambie swingspan bridge. Also shows Johnston Terminals, a tug boat, the new Granville Street Bridge, the Fire Chief being interviewed, and men in scuba suits kicking boards that have fire hoses spouting water...
Keywords: Vancouver (B.C.)--Fire Department; Bridges; Apartments; Business enterprises
Downloads: 109
[movies]Greencroft - Badminton '28 - Hamber, Eric Werge
Item is an amateur film documenting several badminton games between unidentified guests of the Hamber family at their residence on 3838 Cypress Street. The film also shows footage of the guests chatting at the side of the court, and two full shots of an unidentified little girl. 1928. Item # MI-140
Keywords: Girls; Men; Women; Crowds; Badminton
Downloads: 31
[movies][Earlscourt 1935 with guests] - Isabell Louise Spencer
Item is an amateur film documenting members of the Spencer family at the Earlscourt ranch in Lytton, B.C. Film documents Elizabeth Ann playing on the lawn, people playing tennis, John Fife and Elizabeth Ann Spencer swimming, Gertrude Spencer at the swimming pool, and R.V. Winch reading inside the house. [1935?]. Item # MI-70
Keywords: Families; Children; Swimming; Tennis
Downloads: 47
[movies]Empress of Scotland Branksome trip
Item is an amateur film documenting Isabell Louise Spencer and her grandmother, Isabell Winch boarding a train, and departing aboard a ship from King Edward Pier in Montreal. Film documents women and Col. Victor Spencer aboard the ship. Accompanying notes read, "Empress of Scotland Branksome trip. 1st half rewound" and "Leaving Van and Montreal - Musee Station practice (?) with such Mrs. Rupa (?) Pirce Turner Smith, Sorenson etc...
Keywords: Women; Passengers
Downloads: 49
Item is an amateur film documenting a Spencer family Christmas gathering. Film documents Gertrude Spencer and a baby, likely Andrea Ellen Spencer. Film also documents Peggy Spencer and others in party hats, and people with tennis raquets. [1959?]. Item # MI-94
Keywords: Infants; Family; Celebrations
Downloads: 513
[movies]Grey Cup parade [1955] - John Gansner
An amateur film documenting the Grey Cup parade in 1955. Film documents the RCMP marching band and floats from Eaton's, Canadian Pacific Airlines, Marilyn Bell, and various "Miss" representatives for the football teams. This was the first time the Grey Cup was held in Vancouver. The Grey Cup game took place on November 26, 1955, between the Edmonton Eskimos and Montreal Alouettes. Item #MI-18
Keywords: Vancouver; Parades; Football; Grey Cup
Downloads: 164
[movies]Sawmill fire and Jake Loeppky family - Jake Loeppky
Item is an amateur film documenting family life and a sawmill fire in Vancouver. The film consists of home movie footage filmed by Jake Loeppky, including footage of Queen Elizabeth Park, the Stanley Park Zoo, children playing at the family home in Burnaby, children swimming, and the family entertaining at home. The film also includes footage of a logging camp, a large dam, bears, and people waterskiing...
Keywords: Fire engines and equipment; Firefighters; Fires; Forestry; False Creek (Vancouver; B.C.); Children; Children's activities; Family recreation; Gardens--Formal and botanical; Stanley Park (Vancouver; B.C.); Zoo animals; Bears; Logging; Dams; Water skiing; Swimming; Parties
Downloads: 99
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